Teaching First Aid:


Stages of Hypothermia:

  • First you're cold - Shivering
  • Then you're not - Shivering stops
  • Then you're hot - paradoxical undressing
  • Then you're not - Loss of awareness
  • Risk of death... Unconscious 

Useful downloads:

 

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1st Aid Quiz Ball
1st Aid quiz ball.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 942.1 KB
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AEDs are they for you? - RYA Wavelength Article (April 2013)
AEDs -Wavelength April13.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 56.6 KB

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Preventing & Treating Sea Sickness
sg-ed-47.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 236.3 KB
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Hypothermia Survival Times
hypothermia_table.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 13.0 KB
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Symptoms of Hypothermia
symtoms-hypothermia.pdf
Adobe Acrobat Document 157.0 KB


Checking for a casualty response.. heres an acronym for you.. C.O.W.S.

Can you hear me?

Open your eyes.

Whats your name?

Squeeze my hand.


First Aid Teaching Resources:



Cold Water Shock: